Research

Here you can find an overview of a few of the research projects I have worked on between 2005-present as an undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoctoral research fellow, and senior scientist:

 

ZEISS (2022-present)


Research areas: Optical Metrology, …

This section will soon include a few projects executed as an optical scientist at ZEISS in Oberkochen, Germany.

 

HHMI Janelia Research Campus (2019-2021)

Research areas: Advanced light microscopy, super-resolution microscopy (e.g., single-molecule localization microscopy), single-molecule imaging, light-sheet microscopy, correlative cryo microscopy, structured illumination microscopy, computational modeling, and image/data analysis

This section will include a few projects executed as a research specialist at the HHMI Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn, VA, United States of America:

(15) Collaborations with visitors of the Advanced Imaging Center »
(14) Integrating machine learning strategies for iPALM »
(13) Snapshop Hyperspectral MFM »
(12) Reporting and reproducibility in microscopy »

 

National Institutes of Health (2017-2018)

Research areas: Super-resolution microscopy, single-molecule imaging, transcription imaging, computational modeling, and image/data analysis

This section includes a few of the projects carried out during my postdoctoral research stay at the National Institutes of Health | National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, United States of America:

(11) Designing and building a microscope for live-cell 5-color single-molecule transcription imaging in eukaryotic cells »

 

Max Planck Institute (2010-2016)

Research areas: Super-resolution microscopy (e.g., 4Pi microscopy, RESOLFT, (iso)STED), computational modeling, and image/data analysis

This section includes my Ph.D. thesis and a few of the other projects carried out in the Department of NanoBiophotonics of Prof Stefan Hell at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany:

(10) Designing and building a 4Pi-RESOLFT nanoscope (Ph.D. thesis) »
(9) 3D in situ imaging of block copolymers nanostructures with the isoSTED » »
(8) Imaging synaptic vesicles release of neurotransmitter with the isoSTED »

 

Technical University of Munich (2005-2009)

Research areas: Correlative cryo microscopy, cryo-electron tomography, cryo-fluorescence microscopy, rheometry, FLIC microscopy, neutron scattering, atomic force microscopy, biomedical imaging (positron emission tomography), computational modeling, and image/data analysis

This section includes a few of the projects carried out during my undergraduate studies at the Technical University of Munich, Germany:

(7) Correlative microscopy at liquid nitrogen temperatures (master thesis – Diplomarbeit) »
(6) Rheometer measurements of cytoskeleton and biopolymer networks »
(5) FLIC measurements of HEK cells »
(4) Measuring protein dynamics by neutron scattering »
(3) Analysis of DNA with an AFM »
(2) Performance evaluation of an animal PET scanner »
(1) Data analysis of water levels of the Baltic Sea »

 

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